George Gurdjieff, the Greco-Armenian holistic philosopher

Remembering the mystic, George Gurdjieff (1866-1949), on the anniversary of his death. “Greco-Armenian holistic philosopher, thaumaturge, and teacher of Sacred Dances (whose ancillary personae as musicologist, therapist, hypnotist, raconteur, explorer, polyglot, and entrepreneur exercise the taxonomic mind). Gurdjieff’s work comprises one ballet, some 250 Sacred Dances, 200 piano pieces composed in collaboration with his pupil Thomas Alexandrovitch de Hartmann (1886-1956), and four books, the magnum opus … Continue reading George Gurdjieff, the Greco-Armenian holistic philosopher

8 Horror Novels that are Based on Real Historical Events

I have always gravitated toward works of horror, even at a young age. At first, I read whatever I could find on my parents’ bookshelves. John Saul. V.C. Andrews. Stephen King. They lit a fire in me, made me curious about all the things that might be out there. All the things we cannot prove. Ghosts hiding around corners. Monsters lurking in shadows. As I got … Continue reading 8 Horror Novels that are Based on Real Historical Events

Another Bookhaul!

Two book hauls in one #weekend! Only this one was topped off with some #oktoberfest craft beer from @revbrewchicago. I found these three #books at a local antique shop. They were a bit overpriced in general but these were well worth it. I stiluck with the classics, #ErnestHemingway and #raybradbury, and one modern female writer. #writer #bookhaul #bookstack #craftbeer #horror #halloween #bradbury #classic #beer #antique … Continue reading Another Bookhaul!

The Day of the Munsters

On September 24, 1964, the horror-themed sitcom, “The Munsters,” premiered on CBS television, depicting the home life of a family of monsters and the “normal” niece who came to live with them. It starred Fred Gwynne as Herman Munster and Yvonne De Carlo as his wife, Lily Munster. The series was a satire of both traditional #monster movies and the wholesome family fare of the … Continue reading The Day of the Munsters

Today’s Book Haul

Today’s #bookhaul rendered some interesting finds, from occult wisdom, to herbal remedies, to short fiction anthologies📚. It was a challenge though, the grandma at the door was rude and felt like charging me 5 bucks to be a friend of the library🤷‍♂️. I said sure, but a true friend doesn’t charge you for their company 🤗 # BookBlog #books #bookfind #collection #esoteric #occult #wisdom #booknerd … Continue reading Today’s Book Haul